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Praying For UC Davis

We are dedicating this week to pray for the beloved university at the center of our city. During meetings together and in your family and personal prayers times, please join us in praying for: Students Taking Finals & Graduating. This week nearly 30,000 undergrads are studying and taking exams. Pray for them! And as undergrads and grad students finish degrees, pra...

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Job Announcement: Executive Assistant

SEEKING: Executive Assistant Interested applicants should submit a resume to e​lders@discoverydavis.org Job Status: Schedule and hours variable and negotiable. Part to full­-time, salary range $16­-18/hr. P​riority Applications due May 15, 2016 Description: Discovery Christian Church in Davis, CA is seeking a gifted executive Assistant to assist the pastor...

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Don't Invite... Bring

Right now we are making a pretty big deal about Easter. We hope that you will bring someone with you to one our biggest celebrations of the year. But getting people to fill our seats on Easter, or any other Sunday for that matter, is not our ultimate goal. When we encourage you to bring someone with you to church, we really have two major goals. #1. We hope to equip and e...

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Haiti Baby Rescue Needs

We're changing the world... one child at a time. Our partnership with Danita's Children in Haiti enables us to be a part of saving lives.  The Baby Rescue program is doing incredible work.  Our next team travels to Haiti March 20-25.  We will be taking your donations of the following items and getting them right to the kids.  Over the next two Sundays ...

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New Look For Family Worship

Dear Discovery Families, We are so very excited to have a Family Worship time this Sunday, 3/6. While many of you have experienced Family Worship in Discovery before, there are a few changes that we want you to be aware of as you prepare your children for this Sunday and beyond. First, a couple definitions: FAMILY SUNDAY: Moving forward, this will refer to those Sundays ...

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What Is Discipleship?

What is Discipleship? Discipleship. We hear this term a lot in the church. For some, we think of a class. Others, a one-on-one study for several weeks, sitting down with a trusted mentor. Some of us think of Bible study, others maybe think of missions. Some of us may be completely unfamiliar with this term. Discipleship is ultimately the process of learning to follow Je...

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Who Leads the Church?

Discovery Christian Church seeks to organize itself in a way that best leads to the spread of the gospel here in Davis and out into the surrounding area. A part of this organization is our church leadership structure, namely our elders, staff, and deacons. It is our belief that a biblical form of church leadership appoints elders to oversee the church. Elders are called to...

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Why Discovery Groups are such a BIG deal

We hope every person connects with a Discovery Group this Sunday. Why? REASON #1:Disciples of Jesus don't just listen to teaching, they discuss in ways that help them grow together. There are many times in the gospels that we see Jesus standing up and talking to large crowds - sometimes more than 5,000! But often we then see Jesus invite his twelve disciples home into a ...

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What is happening this Christmas Eve?

Many of you are already traveling for Christmas. For those of us who stay in Davis, we have traditionally celebrated Christmas Eve with a nice, small family gathering. This year we will not be having a Christmas Eve service. You may be wondering why, so here are three big reasons: We are preparing for great 2016! Even a small worship gathering like Christmas Eve require...

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Why We're Going To Haiti

Look out Haiti... here come the Richerts! Over the past three years, Garricyn and I have had the incredible opportunity to work with the missionaries of Danita’s Children Orphanage in Ouanaminthe, Haiti. The orphanage provides a home and family for more than 100 boys and girls, a school and meals for more than 300 village children, and a new pediatric medical clinic...

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